Posts tagged "freedom"

“I chose to be an American": Reflecting on Freedom on The Fourth of July

“I chose to be an American": Reflecting on Freedom on The Fourth of July
Author and philosopher Ayn Rand was heckled during a speech with the question, “Why should we care what a foreigner thinks?” Rand, a Russian immigrant who came to America to escape the horrors of Communism, responded with her usual passion and bite: “I chose to be an American. What did you ever do, except for having been... Read more »

"Every great dream begins with a dreamer": Harriet Tubman to Replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 Bill

"Every great dream begins with a dreamer": Harriet Tubman to Replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 Bill
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” Those words, for countless years, have inspired everyone from black kids yearning for equality and artists creating beautiful masterpieces. Everyone, from the lowest of the low... Read more »